Computer Science Lecturer
Maria Zontak is a lecturer at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences’ Seattle campus.
She earned her BS in Electrical Engineering and Physics and MS in Electrical Engineering from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Finally, she earned her PhD in Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel under the supervision of Professor Michal Irani.
Born in Uzbekistan, Maria spent most of her defining years in Israel, a country that has been dubbed the “Startup Nation.” Israeli startups have given rise to innovations in a range of fields, from agricultural irrigation and GPS navigation driving assistance to life-saving cancer treatments.